Date: January 02, 1969
Time: 12:43
Location: Tyonek, Alaska
Operator: ERA Helicopter
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Bell 205A
Registration: N4048G
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter crashed into the water after a uncontrolled descent. Moisture in the servo cylinder vent ports froze causing the pilot valves ports to become inoperative causing the pitch control to lock-up.

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